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    What to Pack for an Offshore Hitch

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    Packing for your first time offshore can be a challenge if you are not sure what you will need. You are probably already a little nervous about starting a ne...

    Insect Repellents & Flame-Resistant Workwear

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    Choosing the right bite prevention for use at work is a little different from choosing a repellent for use at home.

    Tips for Donning FR Workwear

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    Ensure maximum protection by properly donning your flame-resistant workwear.
    • Button, zip, or snap the shirt or coverall as high as possible up the chest. 
    • Never wear sleeves rolled up, exposing your arms. 
    • Button or snap cuffs at the wrists.
    • Always tuck in your shirttails.

    How does FR clothing work?

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    The most common questions we hear are, "How does FR clothing work?" and “What does FR workwear actually do?” FR, or Flame-Resistant, clothing resists ignition and self-extinguishes once the source of ignition is removed. What does that mean? It means that the garment’s flame-resistant properties ensure it will resist catching fire, and if it does catch fire, it will not continue to burn once the source of combustion is removed.

    Understanding Care & Maintenance of Flame Resistant Clothing | LAPCO FR™

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    Tips and information on caring for your FR workwear. READING FR GARMENT CARE LABELS Always read the care labels on any FR garment before laundering. Instru...

    Blue Beauty was a Beast! - A Pipeline Welder's Story

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    Over the course of several years, I used the umbrella for work and at home. I weld on pipelines all over the United States, each state has its own weather challenges which have been no match for the strength of the LAPCO umbrella.

    The Top 5 Most Dangerous Jobs Requiring Fire Resistant Clothing

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    If your work exposes you to a risk of flash fires, electric arcs, or combustible dust explosions, you need fire resistant clothing to protect you. According to OSHA, flame resistant clothing “is a type of apparel that is made out of material that is meant to self-extinguish once the ignition source has been removed.”

    LAPCO FR ™ 10oz. FR Utility Jeans = Continued support for Fallen Linemen Organization

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      LAPCO FR™ 10oz. FR Utility Jeans LAPCO FR™ FR Utility Jeans, were designed by an evaluation team made up of linemen assembled from utilities across the co...

    Benefits of Custom Employee Uniforms | LAPCO FR™

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    Companies providing employee uniforms have a measure of control over uniform selection, maintenance, care, and retirement. This helps to ensure that uniforms meet the proper standards and that employers educate workers in the proper use of safety clothing. These preventative measures save the business money and man-hours by mitigating the risk for injuries and downtime resulting from citations for non-compliance.

    Flame-Resistant Clothing Terms - Quick Reference | LAPCO FR™

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    Common Flame-Resistant Clothing terms, acronyms, and what they mean.       Clothing & Equipment PPE: (Personal Protective Equipment) is equipment worn...

    Insect Repellents & FR Clothing | LAPCO FR™

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    Using a safe, non-flammable, insect repellent formulated for use with FR clothing reduces the possibility of contracting Zika virus, Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, West Nile virus, and other vectors spread by mosquitoes and ticks.

    FRC Clothing Spotlight

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    LAPCO Modern FR Jeans Check out Key Safety's Blog post in their FRC Clothing Spotlight about our New FR Modern Jean! See Full Article Here  

    How to Pack for an Offshore Hitch | LAPCO FR™

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    Packing for your first time offshore can be a challenge if you are not sure what you will need. You are probably already a little nervous about starting a ...

    LAPCO Adds Flame Resistant Hoodie to Product Line-Up

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    Just as fall temperatures begin to drop, FR clothing manufacturer LAPCO has stepped in to provide the perfect flame resistant outerwear for those days that ...

    Dress for Safety Success

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    “LAPCO’s main focus is customer service. We pride ourselves on customer service. We create turn-key opportunities for our distributors through our drop-ship and customization programs. We provide embroidery, patches, screen printing and reflective tape. Our distributors never have to touch the garment. We can ship directly to the customer,” explained Lani Stinnett, Inside Sales Manager, LAPCO Manufacturing.

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